Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 58 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24 +25
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 16 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.36% 0.48% 3.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.68% 3.09% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £313 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £139 £306 £297
90th Percentile £606 £319 £440
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £12.75 - £36.25
90th Percentile £14.25 - £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £38.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year -53.55% +14.81% +68.75%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 117 97 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.26% 15.57% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 90
Bedfordshire median daily rate £415 £415 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.28% -10.00%
10th Percentile £127 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £600 £523
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.53% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.98 £19.18 £35.50
90th Percentile £23.93 £47.47 £50.80
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.62 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.83% +28.47% +7.50%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Henlow - 7 £368 -
Luton - 4 £140 - 4
Bedford - 1 £574 -
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (37.50%) JSP 440
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Process Management
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Juniper
8 1 (6.25%) NetApp
8 1 (6.25%) Nokia
8 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.25%) DataStage

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) TACACS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DataStage
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Informix
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) QualityStage
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Coordinator
1 6 (37.50%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.25%) DataStage Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DataStage ETL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Process Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata
2 1 (6.25%) VMware